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Gun theft suspect with Trump manifesto at large

Before setting off a massive manhunt triggered by a gun shop break-in, authorities said Joseph Jakubowski first wanted to document the start of his self-proclaimed revolution against the government and law enforcement. "We know he has put a lot of planning into this, we just don't know what the endgame is", Moore said. In a Friday press conference, officials told the media that Jakubowski is in possession of a bullet-proof vest and tactical helmet, and that he's considered "armed and ... Read More

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New York on verge of tuition-free college for middle class

About 940,000 families in the state will meet the income criteria when the program is fully implemented. In-state students whose families earn $125,000 or less will be eligible. "Today, college is what high school was - it should always be an option even if you can't afford it", Governor Cuomo said in a statement . "This will make college accessible, tuition free". Read More

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Man who killed wife at California school called her 'angel'

Police do not believe the children were targeted but were close to the female teacher at North Park School when the suspect came to the classroom to visit and then opened fire with a handgun, police Capt. North Park Elementary School was founded in 1968 and teaches kids from kindergarten to sixth grade. Anderson told the office that he was there to drop something off to his wife, which is "not uncommon", Burguan said. Read More

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California school shooting, at least four shot

North Park Elementary will be closed for at least Tuesday and Wednesday. I went under the table and then I saw a teacher run out. The second injured student remains in critical condition. ABC News , citing information from a police spokeswoman, earlier reported that three people, including a teacher, were hit by gunfire, in addition to the shooter. Read More

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Masters traffic jam: Contenders galore at Augusta National

Looking ahead to the Masters earlier this week, he said that it was important to get off to a good start to avoid being put under pressure and forced to shoot aggressively for the greens. "We've had two fabulous years and then you have a little bit of a downturn and it feels like the world is coming to an end". Ballesteros, who died in 2011, was the first European to win the Masters in 1980 and backed it up in 1983. Read More

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Bears cut CB Tracy Porter

Bears cut CB Tracy Porter

Originally breaking into the professional ranks of the National Football League back in 2008-2009, the 30-year-old defensive back spent the first four seasons of his career as a member of the New Orleans Saints . Last season, Porter played in every game and had 48 tackles, nine passes defensed and two interceptions. Those signings meant the writing was on the wall for one of the Bears current cornerbacks has the team had 13 on their 90-man roster. Read More

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Supreme Court Rules, Bentley Impeachment Back on

The order allows the House Judiciary Committee to continue with its schedule of impeachment. Impeachment hearings for Alabama Gov. Sharman on publicly released his report to the House Judiciary Committee on Friday. "Gov. Bentley directed law enforcement to advance his personal interests and, in a process characterized by increasing obsession and paranoia, subjected career law enforcement officers to tasks meant to protect his reputation", the report said. Read More

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3 buildings collapse as firefighters battle massive blaze

3 buildings collapse as firefighters battle massive blaze

Firefighters used ladders to rescue residents trapped above a downtown Portsmouth fire before multiple buildings collapsed. The flames also spread to a neighboring building. Crews were clearing debris from the two lots to the east with a front-end loader as firefighters continued to spray the rubble of the State Street Saloon and the apartments above. Read More

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AMC's BETTER CALL SAUL Season 3 Promo's Right Here

AMC's BETTER CALL SAUL Season 3 Promo's Right Here

Better Call Saul has earned a lot of trust over its first two seasons, expertly balancing Jimmy's verbose scheming-which, after the series premiere, infrequently crosses over into the Breaking Bad universe-with Mike's terse, criminal professionalism, which feels a lot more like Breaking Bad (and features many of its characters). Read More

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Burlington Legion hosts Battle of Vimy Ridge parade

Servicemen wear poppies as they attend a ceremony to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge at the Canadian National Memorial in Vimy, France on Sunday. There was also a clear effort to include Canada's indigenous people, who played a significant role in the First World War. "Their sacrifice must inspire us to do everything to avoid that senseless losses happen again", Charles said of the long-ago Canadians who lost their lives in France. Read More

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Groups sue to obtain White House visitor logs

Groups sue to obtain White House visitor logs

The group, which also includes the National Security Archive and the Knight First Amendment Institute at Columbia University, filed the lawsuit Monday in Manhattan federal court. § 552 (a)(3)(a), by refusing to search for and provide plaintiffs with all responsive documents on an expedited basis, and injunctive relief ordering DHS to process and release to plaintiffs immediately the requested records. Read More

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"Schumer Warns GOP" Over Gorsuch Confirmation

In the recording obtained by the paper, McCaskill says she's comfortable voting against Gorsuch, "but I'm very uncomfortable being part of a strategy that's going to open up the Supreme Court to a complete change". Democratic Senate Leader Chuck Schumer would need at least eight of them to stick with him for a successful filibuster, since 33 Democrats - including both IL senators - have said they'd support a filibuster. Read More

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McCain: Russia cooperated with Syria in chemical attack

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is due to travel to Moscow on Tuesday at the end of the two-day gathering with his Italian, German, French, British, Japanese and Canadian counterparts. Still, whatever friendly relations Tillerson and Russian officials might have enjoyed are showing some strain. Meanwhile, Assad's allies reportedly threatened retaliation if the US strikes again. Read More

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Stockholm suspect was failed asylum-seeker; 2nd man arrested

On Friday, the suspect is alleged to have barreled a stolen beer truck several hundred meters (yards) down the bustling pedestrian street Drottninggatan in the heart of Stockholm. The department store that was rammed by the truck apologized Sunday for an announcement that it would reopen two days after the deadly attack to sell damaged goods at a "reduced price". Read More

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Hillary Clinton called for Syrian airbases to be 'taken out'

Hillary Clinton said Thursday she was "deeply concerned" by Russian meddling in the US election, and that potential Russian ties to the Trump campaign must be investigated. That vote never happened after a preliminary agreement was struck to remove chemical weapons from Syria. The US government believes the chemical agent sarin was used in Tuesday's attack. Read More

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Priebus made Bannon, Kushner make up

Priebus made Bannon, Kushner make up

The crisis in Syria sharpened Trump's desire to reduce the infighting and he is expected to make some staffing decisions soon, the Journal said, citing a senior administration official. QAYYARAH WEST, IRAQ - APRIL 04: In this handout provided by the Department of Defense (DoD), Jared Kushner, Senior Advisor to President Donald J. Trump meets with Service Members at a forward operating base near Qayyarah West in Iraq, April 4, 2017. Read More

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GOP health bill in shambles, House commences two-week break

GOP health bill in shambles, House commences two-week break

Some fellow House Republicans have also criticized members of the conservative group, accusing them of inflexibility that led to the downfall of the bill to replace "Obamacare", a top GOP legislative priority. For now, it seems, the risk-pool idea is gaining traction, even if the rest of the White House proposals have hit a wall. "I know many of my colleagues are ready for the holidays, but we need to do what we said we would do", Messer said. Read More

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Cruz supports Estes in competitive Kansas congressional race

Thompson's unique biography - he was homeless as a child and served in the U.S. Army - has helped him appeal to voters. Speaking to Estes supporters, Cruz said the Republicans now control a majority in Congress and the White House. The NRCC has reportedly invested nearly $100,000 into the contest. "People are energized; they want to make sure that we continue that change that started in November", he said. Read More

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Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

Pulitzer Prizes in journalism and the arts set to be awarded

The Pulitzer is America's most prestigious journalism award and given in 14 categories of journalism, as well as seven categories for the arts . The winners of the 2017 Pulitzers were to be revealed at 3 p.m. Other winners included the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists, McClatchy and the Miami Herald , in the explanatory reporting category, for coverage of the Panama Papers; the East Bay Times for breaking news; and the Charleston Gazette-Mail for investigative ... Read More

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Lincoln Log Cabin to host Easter Egg Hunt and Roll

Lincoln Log Cabin to host Easter Egg Hunt and Roll

The event is free. Simpson-Temple United Parish, 2212 Sixth Ave., will hold an Easter egg hunt for children ages 10 and younger after the 9 a.m. worship service on Easter Sunday, April 16 . The city, Berwyn Park District and North Berwyn Park District are joining forces to host this free egg hunt for ages 1 to 10. Overall, 20,000 eggs are up for grabs. Read More

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Senate approves Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Senate approves Trump's Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch

Trump may get another opportunity to nominate a justice during his presidency, and could replace 84-year-old Ruth Bader Ginsburg or 78-year-old Stephen Breyer - both liberals - with conservatives. After he is sworn in, which the Supreme Court said would be on Monday, Gorsuch will restore the court's conservative voting majority that existed before Scalia's death. Read More

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Hillary Clinton Says She Won't Run for Public Office Again

Clinton, who served as secretary of state under former President Barack Obama, weighed in less than a day after Trump authorised airstrikes against a Syrian regime target in retaliation for a chemical attack on civilians. "The things that come out of some of these men's mouths, like why do we have to cover maternity care?" "I hope this administration will move forward in a way that is most strategic and consistent with our values, and I also hope that they will recognize that we can not in ... Read More

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Hillary Reveals Reasons Why She Lost The Election

Nearly four months after her stunning defeat, Hillary Clinton on Thursday primarily blamed her loss to President Donald Trump on four factors that were beyond her control. "I don't think that will ever include running for office again", she said. Clinton also expressed her confusion at the government's attacks on certain groups of people - Muslims and women in particular. Read More

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Senate vote on Gorsuch expected midday Friday

Senate vote on Gorsuch expected midday Friday

Such action has been called "the nuclear option" because of its probable impact on Senate traditions of bipartisanship. Gorsuch is expected to join a conservative-leaning voting bloc of justices, making five on the nine-member court. "This is the latest escalation in the left's never-ending judicial war, the most audacious yet, and it can not and will not stand". "This will be the first, and last, partisan filibuster of a Supreme Court nominee", McConnell declared. Read More

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Trump Administration Tried To Prevent Sally Yates From Testifying

Trump Administration Tried To Prevent Sally Yates From Testifying

Yates, whom Trump fired after she refused to defend his travel ban in court, was reportedly told by the Trump administration that her testimony was subject to constraint. Yates, who in January had warned White House officials that former National Security Advisor Michael Flynn was susceptible to blackmail by Russian Federation, was sacked by Trump days later for refusing to execute his executive order targeting Muslim-majority countries and refugees. Read More

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